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The active courts chart lists courts that have been assigned an e-filing go-live date. After that date the court will accept e-filings on a permissive basis. This table is updated regularly; please check back often.

The active courts chart includes information related to each court's status regarding e-filing and acceptance of American Express. For detailed information on these items, review the chart legend

The following case types are included in the civil category: arbitration, chancery, eminent domain, law, law magistrate, miscellaneous remedy, municipal corporation, small claims, tax, adoption, dissolution, family, mental health, and probate.

* Court Integration Report

Court Status AMEX re:SearchIL
1st Appellate District* Mandatory Live
2nd Appellate District* Mandatory  
3rd Appellate District* Mandatory Live
4th Appellate District* Mandatory  
5th Appellate District* Mandatory  
Adams Mandatory  
Alexander Mandatory  
Bond Mandatory  
Boone Mandatory  
Brown Mandatory  
Bureau Mandatory Live
Calhoun Mandatory  
Carroll Mandatory  
Cass Mandatory  
Champaign Mandatory Live
Christian Mandatory Live
Clark Mandatory  
Clay Mandatory  
Clinton Mandatory Live
Coles Mandatory  
Cook - County Division Permissive
Cook Supreme Court
eFiling Order
Cook - Other Divisions of Law Cook Supreme Court
eFiling Order
Crawford Mandatory  
Cumberland Mandatory  
DeKalb DeKalb Supreme Court eFiling Order  
DeWitt Mandatory  
Douglas Mandatory  
DuPage DuPage Supreme Court eFiling Order  
Edgar Mandatory  
Edwards Mandatory  
Effingham Mandatory  
Fayette Mandatory  
Ford Mandatory  
Franklin Mandatory  
Fulton Mandatory  
Gallatin Mandatory  
Greene Mandatory  
Grundy Mandatory  
Hamilton Mandatory  
Hancock Mandatory  
Hardin Mandatory  
Henderson Mandatory  
Henry Mandatory  
Iroquois Mandatory  
Jackson Mandatory  
Jasper Mandatory  
Jefferson Mandatory  
Jersey Mandatory  
Jo Daviess Mandatory  
Johnson Mandatory  
Kane Mandatory  
Kankakee Mandatory  
Kendall Permissive  
Knox Mandatory  
Lake Mandatory  
LaSalle Mandatory  
Lawrence Mandatory  
Lee Mandatory  
Livingston Mandatory  
Logan Mandatory Live
Macon Mandatory Live
Macoupin Mandatory  
Madison Permissive  
Marion Mandatory  
Marshall Mandatory Live
Mason Mandatory  
Massac Mandatory  
McDonough Mandatory  
McHenry McHenry Supreme Court eFiling Order  
McLean Mandatory Live
Menard Mandatory  
Mercer Mandatory Live
Monroe Mandatory  
Montgomery Mandatory Live
Morgan Mandatory  
Moultrie Mandatory  
Ogle Mandatory  
Peoria Mandatory Live
Perry Mandatory  
Piatt Mandatory  
Pike Mandatory  
Pope Mandatory  
Pulaski Mandatory  
Putnam Mandatory  
Randolph Mandatory Live
Richland Mandatory  
Rock Island Mandatory Live
St. Clair Mandatory    
Sangamon Mandatory  
Saline Mandatory  
Schuyler Mandatory  
Scott Mandatory  
Shelby Mandatory  
Stark Mandatory  
Stephenson Mandatory  
Supreme Court * Mandatory  
Tazewell Mandatory Live
Union Mandatory  
Vermilion Mandatory Live
Wabash Mandatory  
Warren Mandatory  
Washington Mandatory  
Wayne Mandatory Live
White Mandatory  
Whiteside Mandatory  
Will Mandatory  
Williamson Mandatory Live
Winnebago Winnebago Supreme Court eFiling Order  
Woodford Mandatory Live


  • Permissive means that the court currently accepts e-filing as well as paper documents.
  • Mandatory means that e-filing is mandatory for the court.
  • If there is no status information this means that the court is not yet using Odyssey eFileIL.
  • E-filing payment accounts may be created using Mastercard, Discover, Visa, American Express or eChecks. However, some courts do not accept American Express.
  • We use the following icons to indicate whether a court accepts American Express as a payment method or not.
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